hindenburg disaster version 2 elizabeth post
university of kansas typographic systems - spring 2013
Itâ€™s starting to rain again. itâ€™s... the rain had ... uh... s l a c k e d up a little bit.
The back motors of the ship are just h o l d i n g
justenough to keep it from
Itâ€™s burst into flames! Get this, Charlie! Get this, Charlie!
Itâ€™s crashing terrible!
Oh my! Get out of my way,
r n s bu t i g Itâ€™s burning and into flames and the...
af l l i n g on the
And all the folks agree that this is terrible â€”Â
WORST This is the w o r s t of the
c a t a s t r o p h e s in t h e w o r l d .
it’s crashing! Oh!
Four or five hundred feet into the sky and it....
terrific crash ladies and gentlemen.
Itâ€™s smoke, and itâ€™s in flames now.... and the frame is
to the ground, not quite to the mooring mast.
HUMANITY! oh the
Andallthepassengers screaming around here
I told you... itâ€”I canâ€™t even talk to people
Ah! It’s... it... it’s a...
I....................................... I can’t talk, ladies and gentlemen.
A typographic look at Herb Morrison's dramatic report of the Hindenburg Disaster.